Linka said she wanted to explore the issues and rules of some developing nations against the backdrop of America.
The second event I attended, YALSA’s YA Author Coffee Klatch, is where I had the pleasure of hearing from authors who have appeared on one of YALSA’s annual selected lists or have received one of its literary awards.
In one hour I spoke with 14 authors in 3-minute increments about their upcoming releases. Gratz is encouraging fans of the series to share their creative responses by submitting them to
Catherine Linka’s features a present-day alternate American history in which the main character, Avie, is sold as a teenage bride.
So, along with the free-for-all Cell Polarity conference (see previous post) at the Royal Society that the lab co-organised, we were also invited to organise a much smaller discussion session meeting at Chicheley Hall, a beautiful country house owned by the Royal Society.
The idea behind this meeting was to strengthen the research field of cell polarity by allowing some of the main players to get together in a more ‘intimate’ environment to share knowledge and ideas. Now, bearing in mind that this conference is being organised by a collection of scientists with an interest in using computers to solve large scale biological problems, that your group of scientists don’t easily divide into two equal groups and that your organisers are all pretty much a massive collection of bio-computing nerds.
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